Tuesday, November 25, 2014
80 families get turkey dinners thanks to Cram Middle School Food Drive

Thanks to the Cram Middle School Food Drive, 80 families received complete turkey dinners for this year’s Thanksgiving holiday.  The turkeys were donated by the New Antioch Christian Church. There was also a generous donation from Dr. Rich Webster, a local orthodontist.   Pictured, from left to right: Jura Leak (counselor), Cindy Smith (parent volunteer), Ann Green (parent volunteer), Heather Kukunaga (parent volunteer), Kevin Ferre (counselor), Gary Bugash (Cram MS principal), Amy...

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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Ober Elementary School's Cans for Cause effort results in donations of 4,000 items

Strong school and community support resulted in D'Vorre and Hal Ober Elementary School collecting more than 4,000 non-perishable food items during the past two weeks as part of their annual Cans for Cause program. The items will now be donated to the families of students at Owen C. Roundy Elementary School to help provide them with food during the holidays.

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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Important dates: mark your calendar

Below are some important dates for CCSD parents and students.

  • Nov. 27: Thanksgiving Day Holiday
  • Nov. 28: Family Day Holiday
  • Dec. 22: Winter Break Begins
  • Jan. 5: Classes Resume

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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Congratulations to Arbor View High School student Angel Akpan

Saying she is a proud Latin American who aims to "embrace the culture with an open heart," Arbor View High School student Angel Akpan was the winner in the 11th grade Hispanic Heritage Month essay contest. Click here to read her essay. Pictured, from left to right, are Arbor View HS Principal Kevin McPartlin, Angel Akpan and Dean of Students Michael Clark.

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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Gibson MS Tamale Night attracts 450 people

More than 450 people attended the 8th Annual Tamale Night at Gibson Middle School. The event included a parent presentation, updates from alumni, live entertainment and a complete meal. Principal RoAnn Triana said, “Tamale Night has evolved into an amazing event that brings the community together in support of improving the learning and lives of our students.” Pictures of the event can be seen at https://www.dropbox.com/sh/bi40wpgdhd5599g/AAA5WeJgFTxLb78JkCrnDle7a?dl=0.

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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Here's your chance to vote for the best entries in the Middle School Photo Contest

CCSD students and staff are invited to cast their votes in the 2014 Middle School Electronic Photography Contest. These photos represent some of the great talent shown by the 288 entries submitted by middle school and elementary school students throughout the district. The deadline for voting is Dec. 12, 2014. You may vote only once in each category. Winning students will be notified by Dec. 16 and will be honored during a School Board presentation on Jan. 8, 2015. The annual contest is...

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